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duplicate
 n.  one that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original; identical copy; facsimile
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  It was claimed that same evening, and returned; but in the interval I had taken a moulding of it, and had a duplicate constructed.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
2  'Yes, a duplicate,' she said, flushing.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
3  I have been making a duplicate of the catalogue of my father's books and pictures.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
4  Moulton, an American gentleman, had left only the day before, and on looking over the entries against him, I came upon the very items which I had seen in the duplicate bill.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
5  Some little time ago he purchased from Morse Hudson two duplicate plaster casts of the famous head of Napoleon by the French sculptor, Devine.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
6  There were only four stationers of any consequences in the town, and at each Holmes produced his pencil chips, and bid high for a duplicate.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
7  This man, Lucas, furnished a duplicate.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
8  Yet, for one thing I felt assured: unless some other age had produced its exact duplicate, the machine could not have moved in time.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In V
9  Hence, the spare boats, spare spars, and spare lines and harpoons, and spare everythings, almost, but a spare Captain and duplicate ship.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
10  But most humble though he was, and far from furnishing an example of the high, humane abstraction; the Pequod's carpenter was no duplicate; hence, he now comes in person on this stage.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
11  Yet he is, for all the world, in constitution and habit, a duplicate of my father.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
12  She was the exact duplicate of the other Pharaon, and loaded, as that had been, with cochineal and indigo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
13  You are to leave the keys on coming away in the main hall of the house, where the proprietor may get them on his entering the house by means of his duplicate key.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
14  Now he saw that she understood entirely too well and he felt the usual masculine indignation at the duplicity of women.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
15  This trick did not suggest duplicity or secretiveness, but merely long habit, as with the horse.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
Example Sentence:
1  Parenthood is an experience nothing else can duplicate.
2  His task will be to duplicate his success overseas here at home.
3  We made a duplicate of the key.
4  We'll have a duplicate key cut.
5  And now, sir, to reward you for the accurate guess, I will promise to paint you a careful and faithful duplicate of this picture.
6  When Tanya learned that Mark had been two-timing her, she was furious at his duplicity.
7  He warned of the potential for gap, overlap and duplication.
8  Duties have been reassigned to avoid wasteful duplication of work.
9  He duplicated a few copies of her letter and handed her the original.
10  New copies of the form can be duplicated from a master copy.
11  The newspaper had commenced as a duplicated broadsheet.
12  Profits in the mass market are slender at best, the result of too much duplicated investment under the bonnet on technologies that are indistinguishable to car buyers.